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Firefighters Respond to Structure Fire on the North Side of Knox City


By Echo Menges

Knox City, MO – Firefighters from the Knox City and Edina Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a structure fire off State Highway V Thursday afternoon.

The structure was located behind a home on the north side of Knox City and housed dozens of livestock. Unfortunately, the animals could not be saved.

Firefighters battled flames and frigid conditions during the firefight.

No injuries were reported.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Knox County Ambulance District also responded to the call.

More information will be released when it becomes available.